Patent: US patent: high-density digital memory manufacturing process (1999).
Young President Organization (YPO): Past member of three chapters.
Aviation: FAA certified commercial pilot & flight instructor.
Leadership and Organizational Change
MSAE, Aerospace Engineering
BSEE, Electrical Engineering
Aaron U. Levy (PhD)
Founder & CEO
Levy is the founder of Emerging Transformational Ventures: A strategic business development, R&D, Marketing and ventures
partnership firm. The firm specializes in financial business modeling, organizational structuring and behavior, marketing,
and innovative product development.
At ETV, Dr. Levy developed a universal business planning tool, www.revenuetool.com,
based on applications of "game theory," to simulate growth scenarios as the foundation for strategic business development
to achieve sustainable and profitable growth, applied to any industry.
A value driven visionary leader/CEO, an innovative technologist,
marketer, and a published author with global operational experience, Dr. Levy started his career as a scientist/designer
and rapidly rose to lead as CEO, president, COO, director of several privately held and publicly traded technology
firms, ranging from early stage start up to multi-million dollar global firms. He designed, built
and marketed innovative products such as high speed cosmic rays detector, infrared & magnetic card readers, networking
printing devices, software for electronic forms and character recognition, and digital memory cards for portable applications.
Dr. Levy led marketing and global sales, research and development, manufacturing, financial and investment strategies,
designed organizational structures, established quality control procedures and process improvements,
economic development programs, presented plans in a futuristic film, and effectively executed strategies. These resulted
in published sales increase over 300%, achieved product gross margins as high as 90%, increased productivity by 1,600%
by inventing a manufacturing process, reduced operational costs by 52% and increase in share value by multiples.
Dr. Levy holds a PhD in management, specializing
in leadership and organizational change, Masters and Bachelors of Science in Engineering. A holder of a
U.S patent for a manufacturing process, he authored a dissertation for his PhD degree "Factors Influencing CEOs"
(2010) & the book "Digital Printing" (2004). He was elected to three
Young President Organization (YPO) chapters, was a nominee for Entrepreneur of the Year (E&Y,
98), and elected to honor societies Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Gamma Tau, and Eta Kappa Nu.
A U.S citizen, an internationalist,
who grew up in several countries, Dr. Levy was privileged to live in central Africa at an early age. He witnessed a government
of native people organized by observing his father’s diplomatic work and gained appreciation
for indigenous people, nature and love of the animal kingdom.Active in civic organizations, he served
on the Jane Goodall Institute's finance committee,
founded by renowned primatologist.
An avid aviator and a passionate teacher, Dr. Levy is also an FAA certified Airline Pilot & Flight
Instructor for instrument multi-engine complex aircrafts. He has trained several private
and commercial pilots. A member of the US Masters swimming and Water Polo Associations, he is a USMA certified coach
and as a competitive swimmer qualified to compete at the national and world master swimming and water polo championships.
He resides in Southern California.